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How does sepsis enter the blood stream?

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Dr. Jason Black
Internal Medicine
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In brief: Bacterial infection

Sepsis refers to a system-wide infection that overwhelms the body's defenses.
The bacteria can enter the blood stream from an infection in virtually any organ.

In brief: Bacterial infection

Sepsis refers to a system-wide infection that overwhelms the body's defenses.
The bacteria can enter the blood stream from an infection in virtually any organ.
Dr. Jason Black
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Dr. Gutti Rao
Internal Medicine - Hospital-based practice

In brief: It can

Any bacterial infection in the body, can seep into the blood stream. The toxins of bacteria can cause the capillaries to become more porous, and bacteria can enter blood stream- bacteremia.

In brief: It can

Any bacterial infection in the body, can seep into the blood stream. The toxins of bacteria can cause the capillaries to become more porous, and bacteria can enter blood stream- bacteremia.
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